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Amazon is already the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy in Europe and globally, with 232 projects around the world, enough to power 2.5 million U.S. homes

Amazon reaches 10 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity and advances its commitment to decarbonizing its business operations and reaching net-zero carbon by 2040


SEATTLE-Friday 25 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 14 new renewable energy projects in the U.S., Canada, Finland, and Spain to advance its ambitious goal to power 100% of company activities with renewable energy by 2025—five years ahead of the original target of 2030. The new projects bring Amazon’s total renewable energy investments to date to 10 gigawatts (GW) of electricity production capacity—enough to power 2.5 million U.S. homes. Amazon is now the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy in the U.S. and the world.

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LOS ANGELES-Friday 25 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, officially announced today the teams moving forward in the $10M XPRIZE Rainforest aimed at improving our understanding of the rainforest ecosystem.

Sponsored by Alana Foundation, the five-year XPRIZE Rainforest is a call-to-action to help save rainforests through the development of transformative, scalable, and affordable technology to autonomously survey and monitor biodiversity in real-time, leading to insights that communicate the health, well-being, and value of standing tropical rainforests. XPRIZE Rainforest is co-developing an inclusive framework throughout all stages of the competition that ensures competing teams co-design and co-create solutions with Indigenous Peoples and local communities as key stakeholders and not just beneficiaries.

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Views: 6 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 06.26.2021